Meleagrides

[ mel-ee-ag-ri-deez ]
/ ˌmɛl iˈæg rɪˌdiz /

plural noun Classical Mythology.

the sisters of Meleager of Calydon who were changed into guinea hens by Artemis in order to relieve their grief over the death of their brother.

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